Authentic Material – designer of exceptional natural materials

Authentic Material – designer of exceptional natural materials. Founded by bringing together advanced technologies and craftsmanship, Authentic Material reinvents material by using unique know-how that preserves and enhances it. Rich in their identity, each material reveals a story that continues with its transformation. The key concept is upcycling, it is the process of transforming by-products, waste…

Louis Vuitton the travel trunk 1885

Louis Vuitton the travel trunk 1885. Source  INPI – www.inpi.fr. When Vuitton opened his first store in Paris in 1854, he began by selling flat-topped trunks that were lightweight  and airtight, and were bought by France’s Empress Eugénie in its first year of sale. His first piece was the grey  Trianon canvas flat trunk. Vuitton was the…

Fashion fairy tale – story of Miniskirt

A Runway Retrospective : fairy tale about miniskirt. One of the most disputable stories in fashion is a story about miniskirt.  Fantasy, beauty, history and myths—all in the name of fashion.  Miniskirt is so casual today for all women. But the story and dispute not just between designers but between the countries who first cut the…

Giorgio Armani Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Giorgio Armani Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19. Conveying to the young generation the true meaning of haute couture, going back to the catwalk as it once was: the authentic essence of luxury and perfection. This is the idea that inspired the autumn/winter 2018-19 Giorgio Armani privé collection. Expressed in a sculptural, almost regal style, this season’s haute…

Schiaparelli Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Schiaparelli Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 new collection “Animalia Fantasia” is one of the most spectacular collection showed in Paris during Haute Couture fashion week.  “Fantasy is a flower that does not flourish on passivity. Determination is what it needs.” – Elsa Schiaparelli, Shocking Life. The style of a woman comes from her spirit and personality. In…

Valentino Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Valentino Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 new collection is a “New Memory”.  Here, now. Memories that chase each other and overlap with the present, to be consumed by the breath of time. A sense of surprise that passes from one glance to another, myths that take on different hues, emotions that are imprinted in the air,…

Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection “Smoking no smoking?” breaks the rules by rejecting the symbolic masculine-feminine suit, advocating for freedom of expression in all its forms – including “free the nipple”.                    

Chanel Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Chanel Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 .  The Fall Winter 2018/19 collection’s “High Profile” silhouette redefines the Haute Couture look. The CHANEL ateliers created skirts and long dresses in tweed, velvet and chiffon with zippered slits, revealing the leg in elegant profile. Each of these looks opens on the side to reveal a matching mini-skirt, with tweed…

Dolce Gabbana Alta Moda Como Fall-Winter 2018-19

Dolce Gabbana Alta Moda Como Fall-Winter 2018-19 is one of the greatest wonders of the fashion world. Great Dolce and Gabbana showed glory and grace during 4 days of the events on Lake Como in Italy. One of the most spectacular private shows in the world Alta Moda  had 120 intricately handcrafted looks. Courtesy Stefano Gabbana…

Iris van Herpen Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Iris van Herpen Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 called “SYNTOPIA”. In this collection Iris van Herpen explores the new worlds that arise within synthetic biology and the intertwining relationships between the organic and the inorganic. ʻSyntopiaʼ acknowledges the current scientific shift in which biology converges with technology and visualizes the fragility and power within. For Syntopia, Van…

Stephane Rolland Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Stephane Rolland Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection is all about winter and voyage. A nomadism where cultural and artistic roots perpetuate new aesthetics. Two key-words : ergonomics and opulence. A natural presence, free from all constraints. The movement is detached and generous. Comfort and sensuality, the textures are rich and sensory. Wide pyjama-jumpsuits in silk, jersey bomber jackets…

Franck Sorbier Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Franck Sorbier Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection  is about fragile paradise about which we all have to protect. Beautiful story of animals, vision of wonders of the world is another story of the designer. Franck Sorbier tells sad story about how we are consuming the planet with no regret, killing amazing creatures of this world…

POURQUOI CHANEL A CRÉÉ LA PETITE ROBE NOIRE ?

RUNWAY MAGAZINE ® Article par Anonymode Les années folles battaient leur plein quand un magazine de mode présenta sur sa couverture en « front page » la première «petite robe noire» conçue par Coco Chanel et qui inaugurait ainsi le long règne de la mode des soirées de la parisienne chic. Une femme garçonne qui posait avec des…

Les premiers lauréats de l’appel à projets du ministère de la Culture

Les premiers lauréats de l’appel à projets du ministère de la Culture en faveur des jeunes marques de mode www.culturecommunication.gouv.fr Dans sa politique en faveur de la mode, le ministère de la Culture s’applique à soutenir la création et les créateurs. C’est pourquoi il lance en 2018 le premier appel à projets intitulé « aides aux…

Hermes Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Hermes Fall-Winter 2018-2019 Paris Fashion Week.  In the garden of Victor Duruy high school, Hermès creates an imaginary forest, all red, doused in half-light, in an atmosphere of evening dusk between dog and wolf. Artistic Director Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski dresses her women generously in beautiful studded leather dresses, quilted coats and through overlays evokes a calm charm of luxury….

Les trente ans de la maison Franck Sorbier

Les trente ans de la maison Franck Sorbier.  Poète rêveur, tête chercheuse exigeante, Franck Sorbier joue, sur la scène de la mode, un rôle à part, soucieux de pérenniser, coûte que coûte, la Haute Couture et son savoir faire. Le couturier, qui a osé « entrer en haute couture » en métamorphosant des chutes de tulle,…

The Blonds Fall-Winter 2018-19 New York

The Blonds Fall-Winter 2018-2019 New York.  “THIS COLLECTION IS INSPIRED BY THE PRIMEVAL AND ETERNAL CONFLICT OF GOOD VS. EVIL AS A DRIVING FORCE IN ART, LITERATURE AND FILM,” every piece from the Blonds Fall/Winter 2018 collection had a taste of both sugar and spice. Some dichotomies in the clothing were subtle, while others, such as an…

Agnes B Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Agnes B Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris fashion week. Each season, for a few years now, agnès b. has invited a young designer to present their work during the agnès b. défilé. These designs always bear the name of the young designer on a special label. For winter 2018, a young stylist illustrator, Laure-Hélène Vaudier, who presents…

Chanel Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Chanel Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris.  A forest has grown beneath the nave of the Grand Palais. Surrounded by blue sky warmed by a gentle sun, trees stripped bare by the season and a floor covered with autumn leaves compose an Indian summer, as Karl Lagerfeld says. Within this decor, a palette of russets, reds and orange, moss…

Andrew GN Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Andrew GN Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris. Drawing inspiration from the East and West, Singaporean designer Andrew GN designs opulent eveningwear with a distinctive, modern edge. His early beginnings at the prestigious Central Saint Martins ignited an attention to details that can be seen gracing his lavish cocktail dresses and gowns in the form of intricate embroidery, colorful…

Moschino Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan

Moschino Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan.  Moschino,  “the final frontier… Its 35-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life”,  to boldly go where no designer has gone before. Cult phrase of captain Kirk from “Star Trek” fits perfect, like a glove. New capsule collection of Moschino by Jeremy Scott  is of the shows which…

Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris. The collection is an invitation to travel between past and future. Artistic Director Nicolas Ghesquière closed Paris Fashion Week with a new version of French chic, revisiting classics and reinventing the House’s iconic signatures. In the very heart of Paris, at the Cour Lefuel of the Louvre Museum, Nicolas Ghesquière has presented…

Elie Saab Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Elie Saab Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris Fashion Week.  While the cold settles in, casting its grey hue over cityscapes, a flowery display takes over the ELIE SAAB Autumn Winter 2018-2019 Ready-to-Wear, as if capturing every last bloom and transforming them into a collection that exudes dark romance. Predominantly black, with touches of white, blush, powder blue, and…

Balmain Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Balmain Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection presented in Paris is a futuristic vision of feature from 90s. Models in sci-fi uniforms in neon-spectrum plissé and holographic paillettes look like girls from Andy Warhol Vinyl Factory or planet of Glamoria. Sparkly and shiny steampunk collection of Balmain has a moto : “We are the new generation”, as read on a T-shirt….

Calvin Klein Fall-Winter 2018-19 New York

Calvin Klein Fall-Winter 2018-19 New York. “This collection is an evolution of my idea of CALVIN KLEIN—of a view onto American society—but now wider, universal. It’s an allegory for a meeting of old worlds and new worlds, relating to the discovery of America, the 1960s Space Race, and the twenty-first century information age. Reflecting the…

Dolce & Gabbana Fall Winter 2018-19 Milan

Dolce & Gabbana Fall Winter 2018-19 Milan.  Dolce & Gabbana blow up minds ones again with new collection and the show. Extravaganza on the face of Mona Lisa  made even Leonardo surprised. Yes, they are bringing everything we love from Italy : flowers, painters, religious symbols. Dolce & Gabbana isn’t a religion, but could become one….

Philipp Plein Fall-Winter 2018-19 New York

Philipp Plein Fall-Winter 2018-19 showed in New York spectacular collection during “Plein Space Invasion.  A dedication to the extraordinary, a devotion to beauty and a passion for rock and roll are the strong character traits that have compelled Philipp Plein to give rise to a brand notorious for both unbridled luxury and edgy style. In a…

Saint Laurent Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Saint Laurent Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection presented in Paris during fashion week is one of the collections which became tradition of the house. Shorties, skinny leather pants and jackets, designed by Anthony Vaccarello – Saint Laurent creative director since 2016, are iconic looks of the house today. In this very recognizable style you can see fur and velvet…

Maison Margiela Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Maison Margiela Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris. Maison Margiela propels its vision forward to an innate new language and wardrobe based on the vocabulary established through the Artisanal collection. Dressing in reverse is an idea as subversive as relaxed glamour: a trench coat worn casually under a dress, a jumper thrown over a blazer, or the glimpse…

TOMMYNOW “DRIVE” – événement expérimental à Milan

TOMMY HILFIGER DÉVOILE TOMMYNOW «DRIVE» PRINTEMPS 2018 L’EXPÉRIENCE D’UN DÉFILÉ ÉVÉNEMENT À MILAN TOMMYNOW « DRIVE » a voyagé jusqu’à Milan avec son ambassadrice mondiale Gigi Hadid; et les modèles homme et femme vus sur le podium sont immédiatement disponibles à travers un écosystème de points de vente dans plus de 70 pays. L’événement basé…

A.F. VANDEVORST Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

A.F. VANDEVORST Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. Spring Summer 2018 Haute Couture collection of A.F. Vandevorst finds its artistic roots in motocross. Per tradition, the brand is heavily influenced by their favorite muse – the nomadic woman ready to experience. This season their muse gracefully embraces the off-road and speed of the motocross grounds. A.F….